Christopher M. Berloth


“I strive to ensure my clients are confident placing their burdens on my shoulders, and to embody the work ethic, skill, and passion necessary to help them succeed.”

Chris started at Duke Holzman as a law clerk while studying at SUNY Buffalo Law School.
During law school, Chris maintained a high level of engagement in the legal community, including a judicial internship in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit for the Honorable Julio M. Fuentes. He also served on the Buffalo Law Review as Publications Editor and as the SUNY Buffalo Law School Moot Court Board President’s Outreach Committee Chair. Following law school, he joined Duke Holzman as an associate.

For his undergraduate studies, Chris attended the State University of New York at Buffalo where he graduated with a B.A. in English and a Minor in Economics. He was also a four-year member of the Bulls’ Division I Varsity Swim Team.

Chris demonstrated his passion and affinity for litigation in law school as a member of the Buffalo Trial Advocacy Program and graduated with a concentration in Civil Litigation. As a member of the Buffalo Trial Advocacy Program, Chris competed in the National Trial Competition where he was awarded Best Cross Examination.

Practice Areas:

Business and Corporate LawCivil Litigation and Appellate Practice; Construction LawInsurance Coverage


Construction and Demolition; Transportation

Organizations and Activities:

New York State Bar Association; Bar Association of Erie County (active member of the Young Lawyer’s Committee); Member of the Western New York Trial Lawyers Association.


New York; United States District Court for the Western District of New York


State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., cum laude
State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., summa cum laude